MAKE YOUR IMPACT WITH AKKAROUNA
Empowering individuals & institutions to be part of a prosperous society while employing our resources to achieve a multi-dimensional & sustainable development.
Akkarouna is a local non-profit NGO that is managing 3 office in the Northern Region of Lebanon, Namely in Akkar, Tripoli and Baddawi. Its aim is to achieve sustainable socio-economic growth through youth, women and children empowerment by building their capacities, enhancing community networks, implementing development projects and spreading awareness about rights and citizenship under 5 pillars: Shelter, Protection, Social Stability, Livelihood and Governance.
Akkarouna works as a humanitarian response, in order to build resilience against impact of the influx of refugees to an already weak and vulnerable region, which has impacted life in Lebanon on many crosscutting levels.
Akkarouna has incorporated into its mission the following UN Sustainable Development Goals 1st, 5th, 8th and 11th which are respectively ending poverty, achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls, creating decent work and economic growth, and lastly building towards sustainable cities and communities.
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"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves"
WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT AKKAROUNA
Ali, 12 years old, Syrian
“I want to learn how to defend myself, I am being abused in the neighborhood by a little boy and. I want to be able to defend myself,” said Ali who also wishes there was an advanced computer class to take.
Sedra, 13 years old, Lebanese
“I dream that one day I will be able to establish my own youth center. It would help children with disabilities like me get basic education and even treat them,” said Sedra.
Tarek, 30 years old, Lebanese
The world is full of challenges and problems, but we have to face them and learn because the one who does not learn, is oppressing himself and the society.
Razan, 18 years old, Lebanese
“I will go back to school and will keep applying until I get in. I will make myself a better future and Bussma was a great starting point for me.”